Ex-Div Reminder For ZAIS Financial (ZFC)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 7/5/13, ZAIS Financial Corp ( ZFC) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.45, payable on 7/23/13. As a percentage of ZFC's recent stock price of $18.46, this dividend works out to approximately 2.44%, so look for shares of ZAIS Financial Corp to trade 2.44% lower — all else being equal — when ZFC shares open for trading on 7/5/13.

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Below is a dividend history chart for ZFC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.45 declared by ZAIS Financial Corp:


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from ZFC is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 9.75% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.

In Wednesday trading, ZAIS Financial Corp shares are currently trading flat on the day.